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Barrier-free Access

The library provides a range of services designed to support you in your studies. We offer services according to your individual needs, please contact us

We are always open to suggestions of ways in which access might be improved or new services that might be introduced.

We compile and provide literature for you

Leipzig University Library assists users with handicaps by compiling and providing literature. Please place your orders at the service desks or via e-mail to info@ub.uni-leipzig.de

Loan and short-term loan of non-circulating items

For items of the circulating collection we offer an extended loan period of 60 days on demand. Items of the non-circulating collection can be checked out for 7 days.

Work at the library

If you want to use the collection of a location that is not barrier free we provide you with the literature you need at a barriere free location of your choice.

Locations

The locations of Leipzig University Library are differently accessible. Please see below.

Limited barrier free

  • Street level entrance for wheelchair users and users with walking disability via an elevator
  • Elevator
  • Entrance to open stack and several floors is limited and only possible with assistance of the staff
  • Workplace for visually impaired users, reading room 2nd floor, east wing
  • Barrier free toilets on ground floor and 2nd floor
  • Parking lot in front of the library and nearby

Limited barrier free

  • Entrance for wheelchair users and users with walking disability with assistance of the staff
  • Elevator

Independent access within the library is not possible. Please ask the library staff.

Barrier free

  • Access at ground level, automatic doors via lecture hall building and night entrance
  • Elevator
  • 2 barrier free toilets
  • Parking lots at parking garage Augustusplatz

Limited barrier free

  • Library, service desk and group study spaces accessible for wheelchair users via first floor
  • Access to upper floor via spiral staircase or with assistance of staff
  • Workplace for visually impaired users at first floor
  • Barrier free toilets on ground floor of the faculty building

Not barrier free

  • Access via staircases only, no elevator
  • Barrier free toilet

Not barrier free

  • Access via staircases only, no elevator

Very limited barrier free

  • Side entrance for wheelchair users with assistance of staff
  • Elevator

Independent access within the library is not possible. Please ask the library staff.

Not barrier free

  • Access for wheelchair users via faculty building Theater Studies with assistance of library staff

Not barrier free

  • Elevator, with assistance of library staff

Independent access within the library is not possible. Please ask the library staff.

Very limited barrier free

  • Access with elevator and assistance of library staff

Independent acces within the library is not possible. Please ask the library staff.

Limited barrier free

  • Access via courtyard
  • Elevator
  • Barrier free toilet within the building (not in the library)

Independent access within the library is not possible. Please ask the library staff.

Limited barrier free

  • Access with elevator with assistance of library staff
  • Barrier free toilets at first floor

Limited barrier free

  • Access with elevator to 2nd floor; access to 3rd floor with assistance of the staff
  • Barrier free toilets on 2nd and 3rd floor
  • Parking lots at parking garages Petersbogen and Burgstraße

Limited barrier free

  • Access via ramp and elevator
  • Barrier free toilets at first floor

Barrier free

  • Access via ramp
  • Elevator
  • Barrier free toilets on ground floor (Mensa)
  • Reading room and workplaces barrrier free
  • Parking lots available (no handicapped parking)